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UNICEF moves against yellow fever in Ekiti State

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has planned to immunise two million persons to curtail the spread of yellow fever killer disease in Ekiti State. A World Health Organisation...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

Amotekun: You are not court of law, take the govs to court, Afe Babalola counsels Malami

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Kindly Share This Story:Malami Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado Ekiti — A legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has advised the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami to take the...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

AMOTEKUN: Yoruba World Congress to hold Solidarity Walk, ask govs not to back down

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Kindly Share This Story:Mok By Dayo Johnson A solidarity walk organised by the Yoruba World Congress (YWC); an umbrella body of all Yoruba Socio-cultural and Self Determination Groups in support...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

2023: South West destined to rule Nigeria, APC chieftain replies Miyetti Allah

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Kindly Share This Story: By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado Ekiti — Immediate past Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Chief Jide Awe, has said the southwest region is destined...

Sat Jan 18th, 2020     Read More →

CBN, state government pledge support for cotton farmers in Ekiti

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The Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) has assured members of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) Ekiti chapter of its financial assistance to enable them embark on massive production...

Sat Jan 18th, 2020     Read More →

‘My waist beads saved me from rape in Lebanon’

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Gloria “When I bought my waist-beads some two years ago, I did so because of fashion. But do you know that the beads eventually saved me from the hands of those who lured me to the far...

Sat Jan 18th, 2020     Read More →

National security agencies backed Amotekun, says Fayemi

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Kayode Fayemi IPOB, others declare support, urge FG to review stance As criticism continues to trail the Federal Government’s declaration of Operation Amotekun illegal, the Ekiti State...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

Running round in circles over operation Amotekun

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Southwest governors at the launch of Amotekun The absence of the Nigerian Army and The Nigeria Police at the official launch of Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) also known as Operation...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

Four men jailed seven years each for stealing , burglary

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An Ado Ekiti High Court on Thursday sentenced four men to seven years’ imprisonment each for stealing indomie, cigarettes and also for burglary. Justice Bamidele Omotosho handed down the...

Thu Jan 16th, 2020     Read More →

Court fixes February 6 for final argument on armed robbery charges against 11 persons

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An FCT High Court, Nyanya on Thursday fixed Feb. 6 for the adoption of final written argument in a case of alleged armed robbery preferred against 11 persons. The defendants are Sani Mohammed 28,...

Thu Jan 16th, 2020     Read More →

Amotekun is contrary to Nigerian law, Malami insists

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Nigeria’s justice minister Abubakar Malami on Thursday insisted that the inauguration of a paramilitary organisation Amotekun by south-western states of the country is contrary to...

Thu Jan 16th, 2020     Read More →

Renewed calls on Buhari to sign Electoral Amendment Act 2018 into law

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President Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV • Kano’s Patriotic Citizens urge him to address issues in last guber election When President Muhammadu Buhari recently warned politicians...

Wed Jan 15th, 2020     Read More →

Despite naysayers, Operation Amotekun takes off in flying colours

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The controversy about the launch of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Operation Amotekun by the six governors of the South West was not unexpected. The initiative is novel and...

Sun Jan 12th, 2020     Read More →

Labour protests against mass sack of workers in Ekiti varsity, EKSUTH

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The organised Labour in Ekiti State has protested against the ongoing mass sack of workers by the Ekiti State Government. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the state government...

Mon Jan 6th, 2020     Read More →

Three suspected herders nabbed for robbing motorists in Ekiti

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Three suspected herders; Usman Ibrahim, Ali Salisu and Sidikia Manbagri were yesterday arrested in Ekiti for barricading the highway and robbing commuters. They were alleged to have mounted...

Sat Jan 4th, 2020     Read More →